The first table below looks at the demand for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 252 339 293
Rank change year-on-year
+87 -46
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 523 290 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.08% 0.65% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 0.80% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 459 228 351
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.40%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39930 36139 41098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 82.60% 81.57% 79.57%
Number of salaries quoted 33136 29834 35590
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
User Stories
England

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in London

User Stories
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the London region.

User Stories Salary Trend in London

User Stories
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the London region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

User Stories Salary Histogram in London

User Stories
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the London region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +30 96 £52,500 +5.00% 14
Sidcup -6 8 £46,500 -5.22% 2
Teddington - 3 £40,000 -
Bromley - 3 £50,000 -
Harrow - 3 - -
West Drayton - 3 £45,000 -
Uxbridge - 2 £45,000 -
Isleworth - 1 £65,000 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £49,000 -
Wimbledon - 1 £55,000 - 1
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories.

1 507 (44.67%) Scrum
2 480 (42.29%) Agile Software Development
3 321 (28.28%) QA
4 313 (27.58%) E-Commerce
5 297 (26.17%) Business Analysis
6 261 (23.00%) SQL
7 247 (21.76%) TDD
8 220 (19.38%) Finance
9 204 (17.97%) Degree
10 198 (17.44%) Java
11 197 (17.36%) Retail
12 196 (17.27%) JavaScript
13 187 (16.48%) C#
13 187 (16.48%) Marketing
14 182 (16.04%) .NET
15 175 (15.42%) BDD
16 174 (15.33%) HTML
17 170 (14.98%) CSS
18 152 (13.39%) Project Management
19 144 (12.69%) XML
20 142 (12.51%) Selenium
21 128 (11.28%) UML
22 126 (11.10%) Use Case
23 124 (10.93%) User Acceptance Testing
24 118 (10.40%) Continuous Integration
24 118 (10.40%) JIRA
25 117 (10.31%) Unit Testing
25 117 (10.31%) Ruby
26 114 (10.04%) Test Scripting
27 108 (9.52%) Python

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 58 (5.11%) CMS
2 50 (4.41%) Apache
3 37 (3.26%) Confluence
4 21 (1.85%) Tomcat
4 21 (1.85%) Drupal
5 18 (1.59%) SharePoint
6 17 (1.50%) Apache Pig
7 9 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (0.62%) WordPress
10 6 (0.53%) GlassFish
11 5 (0.44%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.44%) Node.js
12 4 (0.35%) Alfresco
12 4 (0.35%) Documentum
12 4 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.35%) Joomla!
12 4 (0.35%) Liferay
12 4 (0.35%) Apache Solr
13 3 (0.26%) SAS
Applications
1 64 (5.64%) MS Excel
2 21 (1.85%) MS Visio
3 13 (1.15%) MS Office
4 11 (0.97%) Photoshop
5 8 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.44%) MS Project
8 4 (0.35%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.088%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.088%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 31 (2.73%) Magento
2 17 (1.50%) Google Analytics
3 12 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.26%) Oracle CRM
4 3 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.088%) SiteCatalyst
5 1 (0.088%) Sophis RISQUE
5 1 (0.088%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 70 (6.17%) SaaS
2 26 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
3 18 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (1.15%) Amazon S3
5 13 (1.15%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (0.18%) GitHub
7 1 (0.088%) Basecamp
7 1 (0.088%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.94%) SNMP
2 19 (1.67%) Internet
3 10 (0.88%) HTTP
4 4 (0.35%) FTP
4 4 (0.35%) Extranet
5 2 (0.18%) DNS
5 2 (0.18%) Intranet
5 2 (0.18%) DAB
6 1 (0.088%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.088%) ZigBee
6 1 (0.088%) MVNO
6 1 (0.088%) DSL
6 1 (0.088%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (6.96%) SQL Server
2 58 (5.11%) MySQL
3 50 (4.41%) Relational Database
4 45 (3.96%) NoSQL
5 37 (3.26%) MongoDB
6 31 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
7 29 (2.56%) Hadoop
8 19 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
9 17 (1.50%) Apache Hive
9 17 (1.50%) Big Data
9 17 (1.50%) Impala
10 16 (1.41%) Mahout
11 13 (1.15%) Data Mart
12 8 (0.70%) ProClarity
12 8 (0.70%) Oracle Database
13 7 (0.62%) Data Mining
13 7 (0.62%) RDBMS
14 6 (0.53%) Redis
15 5 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 4 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 142 (12.51%) Selenium
2 118 (10.40%) JIRA
3 105 (9.25%) Cucumber
4 91 (8.02%) Git (software)
5 70 (6.17%) Jenkins
6 62 (5.46%) QuickTest Pro
7 49 (4.32%) Hudson
8 46 (4.05%) Subversion
9 35 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
9 35 (3.08%) WebDriver
10 34 (3.00%) Visual Studio
11 33 (2.91%) Bugzilla
12 31 (2.73%) SoapUI
13 29 (2.56%) JMeter
14 24 (2.11%) Maven
15 23 (2.03%) NUnit
16 22 (1.94%) TeamCity
17 20 (1.76%) PHPUnit
18 18 (1.59%) Behat
19 17 (1.50%) SpecFlow
General
1 220 (19.38%) Finance
2 197 (17.36%) Retail
3 187 (16.48%) Marketing
4 107 (9.43%) Games
5 88 (7.75%) Banking
5 88 (7.75%) Telecoms
6 61 (5.37%) Advertising
7 53 (4.67%) Publishing
8 34 (3.00%) Law
9 28 (2.47%) Back Office
10 23 (2.03%) Investment Banking
11 16 (1.41%) Multimedia
12 13 (1.15%) Automotive
13 12 (1.06%) Financial Institution
14 10 (0.88%) Legal
15 5 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.35%) Front Office
17 2 (0.18%) Online Betting
18 1 (0.088%) Music Industry
18 1 (0.088%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 441 (38.85%) Analyst
2 359 (31.63%) Business Analyst
3 239 (21.06%) Developer
4 94 (8.28%) Agile Business Analyst
5 68 (5.99%) Product Manager
6 67 (5.90%) Architect
7 58 (5.11%) Java Developer
8 57 (5.02%) QA Engineer
9 52 (4.58%) Project Manager
10 46 (4.05%) Senior Developer
10 46 (4.05%) Product Owner
11 41 (3.61%) Technical Leader
12 38 (3.35%) Automation Engineer
13 36 (3.17%) Lead Developer
14 35 (3.08%) Web Developer
15 34 (3.00%) Technical Architect
15 34 (3.00%) Senior Analyst
16 32 (2.82%) Senior Business Analyst
17 31 (2.73%) Tester
18 30 (2.64%) Product Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (16.04%) .NET
2 174 (15.33%) HTML
3 170 (14.98%) CSS
4 144 (12.69%) XML
5 90 (7.93%) Web Services
6 88 (7.75%) jQuery
7 77 (6.78%) RESTful
8 73 (6.43%) SOAP
9 65 (5.73%) Gherkin
10 62 (5.46%) JSON
11 60 (5.29%) ASP.NET
12 57 (5.02%) .NET Framework
13 53 (4.67%) HTML5
14 49 (4.32%) ASP.NET MVC
15 48 (4.23%) Ajax
16 45 (3.96%) CSS3
17 37 (3.26%) Spring
17 37 (3.26%) Django
18 35 (3.08%) XSD
19 31 (2.73%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 100 (8.81%) Open Source
2 91 (8.02%) Mobile App
3 75 (6.61%) Computer Science
4 52 (4.58%) Management Information System
5 30 (2.64%) Visualisation
6 23 (2.03%) FMCG
7 22 (1.94%) Mobile Banking
8 18 (1.59%) Video on Demand
9 14 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
10 13 (1.15%) Digital Media
11 11 (0.97%) Mobile Payment
11 11 (0.97%) Social Media
11 11 (0.97%) Data Integration
12 10 (0.88%) Speech Recognition
12 10 (0.88%) Artificial Intelligence
12 10 (0.88%) N-Tier
12 10 (0.88%) Reference Data
13 9 (0.79%) Mathematics
14 8 (0.70%) Blackberry
14 8 (0.70%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 88 (7.75%) Apple iOS
2 87 (7.67%) Linux
3 78 (6.87%) Android
4 28 (2.47%) Windows
5 17 (1.50%) Debian
6 11 (0.97%) Ubuntu
6 11 (0.97%) UNIX
7 10 (0.88%) Mac OS X
7 10 (0.88%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.088%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 507 (44.67%) Scrum
2 480 (42.29%) Agile Software Development
3 313 (27.58%) E-Commerce
4 297 (26.17%) Business Analysis
5 247 (21.76%) TDD
6 175 (15.42%) BDD
7 152 (13.39%) Project Management
8 128 (11.28%) UML
9 126 (11.10%) Use Case
10 124 (10.93%) User Acceptance Testing
11 118 (10.40%) Continuous Integration
12 117 (10.31%) Unit Testing
13 114 (10.04%) Test Scripting
14 107 (9.43%) OO
15 99 (8.72%) CRM
16 98 (8.63%) Web Development
17 93 (8.19%) Stakeholder Management
17 93 (8.19%) Analytics
18 92 (8.11%) Automated Testing
19 89 (7.84%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 261 (23.00%) SQL
2 198 (17.44%) Java
3 196 (17.27%) JavaScript
4 187 (16.48%) C#
5 117 (10.31%) Ruby
6 108 (9.52%) Python
7 88 (7.75%) PHP
8 57 (5.02%) T-SQL
9 37 (3.26%) Bash Shell
10 27 (2.38%) Objective-C
10 27 (2.38%) VB
11 19 (1.67%) C
11 19 (1.67%) C++
12 17 (1.50%) VBScript
13 16 (1.41%) VBA
14 14 (1.23%) R
15 13 (1.15%) Clojure
16 12 (1.06%) Erlang
17 6 (0.53%) PL/SQL
17 6 (0.53%) Perl
Qualifications
1 204 (17.97%) Degree
2 68 (5.99%) ISEB
3 21 (1.85%) Security Cleared
4 17 (1.50%) SC Cleared
5 9 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (0.70%) IIBA
7 5 (0.44%) CBAP
8 4 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.26%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.18%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.088%) MBA
11 1 (0.088%) MCTS
11 1 (0.088%) MCDBA
11 1 (0.088%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 321 (28.28%) QA
2 11 (0.97%) EMIR
3 10 (0.88%) MiFID
4 9 (0.79%) FATCA
5 8 (0.70%) Dodd-Frank
6 4 (0.35%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.35%) WCAG
7 1 (0.088%) GxP
System Software
1 13 (1.15%) Varnish
2 7 (0.62%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.088%) Xen
3 1 (0.088%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (1.67%) Puppet
2 18 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (0.62%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.18%) Ansible
Vendors
1 102 (8.99%) Microsoft
2 66 (5.81%) Oracle
3 35 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
4 28 (2.47%) JBoss
5 27 (2.38%) Google
6 24 (2.11%) HP
7 18 (1.59%) hybris
8 16 (1.41%) Adobe
9 13 (1.15%) Cognos
10 10 (0.88%) Perforce
10 10 (0.88%) Rackspace
11 9 (0.79%) IBM
11 9 (0.79%) Apple
12 7 (0.62%) Pega
13 6 (0.53%) Guidewire
14 5 (0.44%) ATG
14 5 (0.44%) SAP
15 4 (0.35%) Business Objects
15 4 (0.35%) Siebel
15 4 (0.35%) JD Edwards
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Cognizant
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
Sidcup, Kent
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 - £57000.00 per annum + 31 days hol + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitek Resourcing
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum £40000 to £55000
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £68000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wimbledon
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Engage PSG
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and corporate benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Car allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 56,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £59000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £59000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago